A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)
Average Rating: 8.6/10
Reviews Counted: 13
Fresh: 12 | Rotten: 1
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Release Date: Jan 1, 1965 Wide
Average Rating: 3.7/5
User Ratings: 326,850
As incredible as it seems, CBS head man James Aubrey originally vetoed his network's presentation of the animated A Charlie Brown Christmas on the grounds that Charles M. Schultz's round-headed protagonist was a "loser" who wouldn't attract an audience! The story proposes that Charlie Brown is convinced that the true meaning of Christmas has been forgotten by his Peanuts friends, not to mention the rest of the world. "Psychiatrist" Lucy advises Charlie Brown to get into the holiday spirit by
Jan 1, 1965 Wide
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... a funny and tender and joyous celebration of the holiday spirit and still one of the most beloved Christmas specials...
The result is poignant and provides an appealing lesson about the true meaning of Christmas.
A true classic in every sense of the word!
It's truly wonderful; even followers of Zoroaster can dig it. The choreography is particularly spiffy.
One of the childhood favorites that still holds up thirty years later.
The one irreplaceable Christmas special.
Audience Reviews for A Charlie Brown Christmas
- Charlie Brown: I think there is something wrong with me Linus. Christmas is coming, but I'm not happy.
- Linus Van Pelt: I don't feel what I suppose to feel.
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